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County wins VACo Achievement Award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is among a dozen Virginia counties selected to receive 2014 Achievement Awards from Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) in recognition of model government programs.…

Hazardous waste to be collected Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Resource Authority (NRRA) is sponsoring a Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, Aug. 9, for residents served by the authority. Document shredding and…

American Red Cross schedules local blood drives

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   The American Red Cross has several blood drives scheduled leading up to Labor Day. Due to the summer months, blood donations have been on the…

Free back-to-school haircuts offered Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If your child’s hair has gotten a little shaggy over the summer, a Dublin business will get them in tip-top shape for heading back to school.…

Pilot woman dies in Montgomery wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 60-year-old woman was killed early Thursday in a single-vehicle wreck in Montgomery County. According to Deputy M.E. Hollandsworth of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Dorothy E.…

Precautionary boil water notice lifted in Wythe County

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   SPEEDWELL – Wythe County officials lifted the precautionary boil water notice for residents in southern Wythe County on Thursday afternoon, after two separate tests revealed…

Citizen input sought on baseball, Calfee

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Faced with an estimated $500,000 in upgrades to Calfee Park, the town of Pulaski is hosting a community meeting Tuesday, Aug. 12, to receive citizen input…

Council considers ATV prohibition on town property

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski’s Town Council discussed a potential ban on motorized vehicles on the town’s biking and walking trails at their Tuesday night meeting. According to Town…

Christiansburg dog finds her way home

Christiansburg dog finds her way home

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – The injured poodle Christiansburg Police Department found last week is on the mend and going home, according to town spokesperson Becky Wilburn. Christiansburg…

NRCC to host Comic Con in November

NRCC to host Comic Con in November

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations New River Community College Library will host its first Comic Con Saturday, Nov. 1, in the library and student lounge areas of Martin Hall…